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    New Yamaha R125 Sport Pack Launched – Official Accessories Detailed

    This new sport pack will benefit everyone that wants a little more oomph from their R125 on their favourite race track2022 Yamaha R125 Sport PackYamaha’s YZF-R series of motorcycles are very popular here in India and around the world. Of the lot, we only get one YZF-R series motorcycle in India, the rest of the series is quite impressive. Starting from the bottom, we have YZF-R125, YZF-R15, YZF-R25, YZF-R3, YZF-R6 and the creme de la creme YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M.Even though India only gets YZF-R15, it is one of the most sought after sports motorcycles in the country. With a huge fan following, Yamaha YZF-R15 is currently in its 4th gen model and is going strong with consistent sales figures. But India never got the YZF-R125 that is on sale globally. In Europe, it is very popular too and to keep the popularity, Yamaha has launched a Sport Pack for the motorcycle.2022 Yamaha R125 Sport PackIt’s a known fact by now that Yamaha’s YZF-R series of motorcycles have a sporty pedigree. The baby YZF-R is no exception at all. R125 is a commendable track bike and competes well with KTM RC 125.To aid the rider on his track day, Yamaha has thrown in a Sport Pack. Yamaha already sold track specific accessories like an optional Akrapovic exhaust. Coupled with the Sport Pack, R125 is expected to be a completely different animal.[embedded content][embedded content]As part of the package, it gets a new windscreen with a larger bubble that aids the rider in deflecting wind over his/her helmet when ducked. It also gets new frame sliders which have a carbon fibre finish, a tank pad with a carbon fibre finish, new stickers on wheels and new LED indicators. R125 gets some weight saving in terms of a new tail tidy unit too.Yamaha’s R125 which is on sale in Europe, is not based on the YZF-R15 V4 that is on sale in India. Instead, it is based on R15 Gen 3 which is now sold as YZF-R15S in India. It is powered by a 124.7 cc single-cylinder engine that is liquid cooled and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip and assist clutch. This entry level sports bike makes 14.96 PS and 11.5 Nm. When compared to its main rival, RC 125 from KTM, R125 makes 0.4 PS more power but makes 0.5 Nm less torque.Price & LaunchThe price of this 2022 Yamaha R125 Sport Pack is around GBP 391 (approx Rs. 37,000) and for everything that it comes with, is quite justifiable. But what isn’t even remotely justifiable is the price of the motorcycle. In Europe, YZF-R125 costs around GBP 5,000 (approx Rs. 4.73 lakh) and the Sport Pack adds GBP 391 more. This takes the overall price to GBP 5391 (approx Rs. 5.10 lakh). It gets two attractive colour options Icon Blue and Yamaha Black.Fully loaded 2022 Yamaha R125 Sport PackYamaha is highly unlikely to launch the R125 in India. We don’t see it happening at all as the 125 cc category is often compared to a commuter in India. No matter what equipment it gets, the Indian track scene is still immature and the craze for a low-capacity super sports machine is very thin. More

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    Yamaha R15 Modified Into An Adventure Motorcycle – Render

    If an adventure tourer based on Yamaha R15 ever makes it to production, it will go up against Honda CB200X in the Indian marketYamaha R15 Adventure Motorcycle – RenderWhen it comes to entry-level sports bikes, Yamaha R15 invariably pops up in the mind of an enthusiast at first. Currently, in its fourth generation, this motorcycle is the perfect entry point for riders looking to perfect their track riding skills. The baby superbike received a generation upgrade six months ago and continues to generate decent monthly volume.What’s more fascinating is its underpinnings and powertrain that spawn across multiple models in Yamaha’s global lineup. It is available in a fully-faired sports bike form, a naked streetfighter form and a naked neo-retro roadster form along with a wide range of scooters.This makes us wonder if this platform and engine can be utilised for an entry-level adventure bike in future? At least Abin Design thinks so, who has created a digital rendering of an adventure sports bike based on R15. Images of this illustration are courtesy of the designer’s social media handles. It is clearly visible that this rendered design takes inspiration from R15.Yamaha R15 Adventure MotorcycleThe designer has given a lot of attention to small details. For starters, front end of this rendition is reminiscent of Honda CB200X with its aggressive front fascia featuring a sporty front cowl and compact wind protector. However, the single-pod LED headlamp flanked by sleek LED DRLs has been borrowed from the new-gen R15 V4. Creases and air vents on side fairing have also been inspired by the latest iteration of the sports bike.Yamaha R15 Adventure Motorcycle – RenderIt gets typical ADV highlights like a tall and wide handlebar, a sculpted fuel tank, a sleek rear cowl, a split-seat setup, semi-fairing on the sides and a raised tail section. The blacked-out elements including alloy wheels, underbelly protection, side panels and other internals provide a sporty appeal to the overall design. Semi-fairing comes with some sleek body graphics with R15 inscribed on it.This rendition of Yamaha R15 ADV has been rendered in two colour options- Red and Blue. Evidently, the designer has utilised an underbelly exhaust instead of side-on upswept exhaust canisters usually seen on contemporary ADVs. However, this iteration of Yamaha R15 has been termed as an adventure sports bike which means it is a sports tourer meant for munching long miles on tarmac instead of trail bashing on off-road conditions.Hardware & Powertrain SpecsIn this regard, R15 Adventure Sports has been equipped with road-biased slick tyres at both ends. Suspension duties are carried out by golden-coloured upside-down forks up front and a mono-shock absorber at the rear with preload adjustability. Braking duties are handled by single disc brakes at both ends aided by a dual-channel ABS as standard.Yamaha R15 Adventure Motorcycle – RenderPowering the Adventure Sports Tourer will be a familiar 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor with VVA technology. This engine pumps out 18.1 bhp and a peak torque of 14.2 Nm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a six-speed gearbox that benefits from a slip and assist clutch.Source More

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    Yamaha R15M World GP Edition Launch Price Rs 1.88 L – White And Red

    Yamaha has launched the R15M V4 World GP 60th Anniversary Edition – In an exclusive colour scheme2022 Yamaha R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition India SpecAt the start of 2022, Yamaha increased prices of several of its products including R15 V4. New-gen R15 model was launched last year in September. At the time of launch, prices were Rs 1.68 lakh for Metallic Red, Rs 1.69 lakh for Dark Knight and Rs 1.73 lakh for Racing Blue. R15M Silver and Monster Energy MotoGP Edition were launched at Rs 1.78 lakh and Rs 1.80 lakh, respectively.After the latest price hike this month in April 2022, the R15 V4 range in India is priced from Rs 1.76 lakh to Rs 1.86 lakh, ex-sh. Until now, the most expensive R15 V4 variant was the R15M Metallic Grey. Today, Yamaha India has launched an even more expensive version of R15 V4. Yamaha has also launched the new MT15 Ver 2.0 today.Yamaha R15M World GP EditionPriced from Rs. 1,88,300 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), is the YZF-R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition. Based on the YZF-R15M, it marks the company’s association with the premier series of motorcycle road racing since 1961. It gets white and red ‘speed block’ colour scheme which includes the gold Alloy wheels, Yamaha factory race-bike gold Tuning Fork emblems, black levers and special commemorative badging on the Fuel Tank. Mr. Eishin Chihana, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of Companies said, “The YZF-R15M in the WGP 60th anniversary livery is more than just a reminder of our racing legacy, it’s a milestone showcasing more than 500 World Grand Prix wins that Yamaha has achieved since 1961.2022 Yamaha R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition India SpecIt’s a symbol of our unrivalled passion for racing, our belief in the power of the sport, and our commitment to support, safeguard and encourage the motorsports culture as a member of the Grand Prix paddock. We are extremely proud to share this milestone edition with Yamaha fans in India. Under the ‘The Call of the Blue’ strategy, we will continue to build excitement in the premium segment in India through such exclusive introductions in the future as well.”Yamaha R15 V4 and R15M features and specsR15 V4 and R15M pack in a range of updates, as compared to R15 V3 model. Instead of the dual LED headlamp setup, the new R15 bikes get a single projector headlamp. Front fascia looks sportier now with new sharp LED DRLs. Changes can also be seen across the fairing, fuel tank, exhaust muffler and tail section. Body graphics have also been updated.In terms of functional updates, R15 V4 and R15M get a new fully digital instrument console. Powered by Bluetooth, the console offers a range of connectivity features. These can be accessed via Yamaha’s Y-Connect app. Some handy features include alerts for call, SMS and email, phone battery level, fuel consumption tracker, ride data analytics, malfunction notification, maintenance recommendations and last parking location.Another key update for R15 V5 and R15M is USD front forks in golden finish. This feature was a long-pending demand of enthusiasts, which has been fulfilled with the updated version. USD forks were available with international-spec R15, but it was not offered in India. R15M is priced higher, as it packs in some additional features such as golden brake caliper, R15M logo on pillion seat and quickshifter. On R15 V4, quickshifter is available only with the Racing Blue variant.Engine is the same for both, a 155cc liquid cooled, SOHC, 4-valve unit that generates 18.4 ps of max power at 10,000 rpm and 14.2 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed constant mesh transmission. Braking duties are performed by 282 mm and 220 mm discs at front and rear, respectively. Dual-channel ABS is standard. More

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    2022 Yamaha R15 V3 Red And Black – New Colour Launch Soon

    With new colour schemes on offer, Yamaha R15S V3 will become a more tempting buy for customers not willing to spend more on the new V4 modelYamaha R15S V3 Metallic Red. Image for reference.Six months ago, Yamaha launched a new generation model of R15 in India named YZF R15 V4. The entry-level sportbike received a fair bit of upgrades and a substantial price hike to go with. To offer a more affordable version of R15, Yamaha launched R15S V3 in the market which is based on the previous third-gen model of the baby superbike.This came at a slightly smaller price tag and a few misses as compared to the current fourth-gen model. When launched a few months back, Yamaha had offered only a single variant with a single Racing Blue colour option for R15S V3. The Japanese bikemaker has decided to add two more shades to the palette of this mini superbike.Yamaha R15S V3 – New Colour SchemesThe fully-faired motorcycle will be made available in two new paint schemes including Dark Knight Black and Red. These new colour options are expected to go on sale April 11 onwards and could be priced at a slight premium over the Racing Blue colour scheme which is tagged at Rs Rs 1.58 lakh (ex-showroom).Apart from new paint schemes, no other updates are expected to be made in R15S. Addition of new colour options should aid the motorcycle in attracting more customers in the country. While the old- and new-gen models of R15 get similar underpinnings and powertrain, they receive a very different styling in order to distinguish themselves apart.2022 Yamaha R15S V3 Dark Knight, Image for reference.R15S V3- Styling HighlightsFor starters, a notable variation is the revised styling of R15 V3 as opposed to R15 V4. The former gets a familiar twin-beam LED headlamp at front as opposed to a single beam headlamp housed inside the front apron of V4. Additionally, R15S V3 gets a unibody single-piece saddle as opposed to a split-style seating setup in R15 V4.Other visual highlights of R15S include a raised windscreen, a side-mounted exhaust canister, a muscular fuel tank, a stepped-up seat and arrowhead-shaped rearview mirrors. It rolls on black alloy wheels, a fuel tank with a capacity of 11 litres and a kerb weight of 142 kgs.Features & SpecsIn terms of features, R15S V3 is packed with features like full LED lighting, a digital multi-function LCD instrument cluster with gear shift indicator and a side stand with an engine cut-off switch. Hardware configurations include a familiar delta box frame that sits on 41mm telescopic forks up front and a mono-cross unit mounted on an aluminium swingarm.Braking duties are handled by single disc brakes at both ends aided by a dual-channel ABS. Powering R15S V3 is a 155cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve engine that is equipped with variable valve actuation (VVA) technology. This motor pumps out 18.34 bhp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque of 14.1 Nm at 8,500rpm while being mated to a 6-speed gearbox via a slipper and assist clutch.Source More

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    2022 Yamaha R15 V4 Launched In Indonesia – New White Colour Option

    2022 Yamaha R15 V4 launchedIndia was the first country which got the new generation of the R15 V4 – It has now been launched in Indonesia with updates
    Back in Sep 2021, Yamaha Motor India launched three sporty offerings in the 155cc segments, that include the New R15 V4, R15M and Aerox 155. After India, Yamaha has now launched the sporty new R15 V4 and the R15M in Indonesia.
    In India, these are priced in the range of Rs 1.71 lakh to Rs 1.83 lakh, ex-sh. In Indonesia, prices start from 38.9 million IDR for R15 V4 to 43.5 million IDR for the R15M. This when converted to Indian currency, is about Rs 2.03 lakh to Rs 2.27 lakh.
    2022 Yamaha R15 V4 and R15M
    In Indonesia, these new R15 155cc motorcycles are launched as 2022 models. A total of four colours are on offer. These are White (The racing blood of Yamaha), Silver (R15M), Black and Icon Blue. Features on offer are similar to the India-spec R15 V4 and R15M. Unlike India, which also has the R15S on offer, no such motorcycle has been launched yet in Indonesia.
    The new R15 borrows inspiration from its larger R7 middle-weight supersport counterpart. It gets a completely new front fascia, new body graphics, a muscular fuel tank and a redesigned visor. New fairing, exhausts and colour options are also a part of its makeover.
    2022 Yamaha R15 V4 Black Colour
    The new Yamaha R15M is sportier than the R15 V4. Both get an instrument cluster with fully digital LCD instrument console enabled by Yamaha’s Y-Connect connectivity feature and Bluetooth connectivity. It sports LED headlight and tail lamps along with LED DRLs as against its outgoing model that received dual beam headlamps, and will ride on wide rear radial tyres with coloured alloy wheels.
    2022 Yamaha R15 V4 launched
    Added features on the new Yamaha R15 V4 and R15M also includes an engine cut-off switch. In India, the R15 V4 is presented in three colours of Racing Blue, Dark Knight, and Metallic Red while R15M gets Metallic Grey colour, and the R15M Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition has also been launched with MotoGP branding.
    Yamaha R15 V4, R15M – Engine Specs
    Sharing the same engine lineup, Yamaha R15 V4 and R15M get a 155cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine with fuel injection technology. The engine makes 18.6 hp power and 14.1 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox.
    It also receives Yamaha’s VVA or Variable Valve Actuation technology. Suspension is via USD or upside down fork in the front and monoshock absorbers at the rear. Braking is via with disc brakes on both ends with dual channel ABS as standard. Yamaha R15 V4 rivals the KTM RC200, RC125 and the Gixxer SF. More

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    Yamaha R15 Based Adventure 155cc Motorcycle Gets Monster Energy Edition

    Yamaha R15 Based Adventure Motorcycle – WR155R. Image – Motobigbike ThailandYamaha WR155R gets the same 155cc engine as R15 and MT-15 albeit in a slightly detuned version
    The 155cc platform from Yamaha is one heck of a versatile architecture that has found its way to numerous models across the Japanese bikemaker’s international lineup. Initially debuting with R15, the platform has gone through several updates over a period of time and made its presence in models such as MT-15, XSR 155, Aerox 155 and many more.
    To the uninitiated, this platform has even found its place in an adventure bike called WR155R retailed in Indonesia. This ADV is a proper dirt bike rivalling the ones from Kawasaki’s KX series. It has now received a top of the line Monster Energy Edition like other premium offerings from Yamaha.
    WR155R Monster Energy Edition- Updated Cosmetics
    In line with other models, the Monster Energy Edition of WR155R flaunts a signature black and blue colour combination with Monster Energy graphics on the fuel tank. Apart from the cosmetic updates, this variant does not receive any changes with respect to the standard model either in terms of specs or features.
    Elaborating on its design, WR155R gets a triangular headlight with a typical beak-like fender upfront. The single-piece saddle is coloured blue and gets a unique boomerang shape with a strap. Other prominent highlights include a lengthy handlebar, a sloping 8.1-litre fuel tank, arrowhead-shaped rearview mirrors and wire-spoked wheels.
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    Speaking of features, WR155R gets a fully digital LCD instrument console that provides information such as average fuel consumption, trip data, odometer reading, a gear indicator, as well as a clock. It also features hazard lights.
    Yamaha R15 Based Adventure WR155R – Mechanical Specs
    Powering the ADV bike is a familiar 155cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, VVA engine that powers R15. However, unlike the entry-level sports bike, WR155R gets a slightly detuned version of the motor which produces 16.7bhp and 14.3 Nm of peak torque. This unit is paired with a 6-speed gearbox via a slipper and assist clutch.
    The frame of the bike sits on 41mm telescopic forks at front and a mono-shock at the rear. Braking is handled by disc brakes at both ends, however, they aren’t aided by an ABS in order to provide better handling while off-roading. The motorcycle rides on 21-inch front and 18-inch rear spoked wheels which are shod with dual-purpose tyres.
    In Indonesia, the Monster Energy of WR155R is available at a price of IDR 38,325,000 (around INR 2 lakh). WR155R is unlikely to go on sale in India anytime soon since there aren’t many buyers for such motorcycles which are strictly meant for off-road purposes. More

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    Yamaha R15S V3 Vs New R15 V4 – Similarities And Differences

    New Yamaha R15 V4. Image – MRD VlogsYamaha R15S is based on the previous gen YZF R15 V3 and not on the new R15 V4
    A couple of weeks back, Yamaha launched a new generation model of R15, christened as the R15 V4. India was the first country to have received the new gen R15. It has received applause from all corners. The entry-level sports bike has always found many takers in the Indian market due to its impressive looks and handling and powerful performance.
    However, the new-gen R15 also comes with a sizeable price hike which might put it out of the shopping list of many enthusiast bikers. Hence, Yamaha has followed R15 V4 with a more affordable version of the baby sports bike called R15 S V3. As the name suggests, it is based on the previous gen model.
    Yamaha R15S V3 Vs New R15 V4 – Design
    It is a different bike altogether from the current V4 on sale. Let us look at some of the key variations in R15S V3 which distinguishes itself from R15 V4. For starters, a notable variation is the revised styling of R15 V3 as opposed to R15 V4. The former gets a familiar twin-beam LED headlamp at front as opposed to a single beam headlamp housed inside the front apron of V4.
    Another difference is the inclusion of a unibody single-piece saddle in R15S as opposed to split-seats on offer in R15 V4. In fact, the sleek saddle in R15S is expected to be more comfortable than the latter as it offers much more room for both the rider and pillion as well. The new R15S is only available in a single Racing Blue colour option instead of five paint schemes on offer in R15 V4.
    Yamaha R15S V3 Vs New R15 V4
    Yamaha R15S V3 Vs V4 – Engine, Hardware Specs
    Powering both versions of R15 is the same 155cc, single-cylinder, SOHC, liquid-cooled engine although output is marginally different from each other. The motor in R15S cranks out 18.6 PS at 10,000rpm and 14.1 Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. R15 V4 motor delivers 18.4 PS and 14.2 Nm at the same rpms. Both engines are paired with the same 6-speed gearbox with a slipper and assist clutch.
    Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) technology is on offer with both. The two motorcycles sit on a familiar deltabox frame and feature the same Aluminum Swingarm although the rear subframe on R15 V4 has been tweaked slightly. Another major variation is that R15S comes with simple telescopic forks at front, unlike the more advanced USD forks upfront.
    Features & Price
    More importantly, R15S misses out on some critical features such as traction control and a quickshifter like in the fourth-gen R15. It does feature a fully digital instrument console with Gear Shift Indicator but R15S misses on a Bluetooth connectivity option offered in R15 V4. Other common features on both motorcycles include Side stand with an engine cut-off switch, LED headlamps and a dual-channel ABS.
    Yamaha R15S V3 Vs New R15 V4
    The most significant variation is the difference in pricing of the two models. R15S is priced at Rs 1.57 lakh whereas the base variant of R15 V4 is Rs 14,000 dearer than the former. On other hand, at Rs 1.83 lakh, the top-spec MotoGP Edition of R15 V4 is pegged at a price of Rs 26,000 higher than R15S. All prices are ex-showroom. More

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    Yamaha R15S V3 Launch Price Rs 1.57 L – Rs 26k Cheaper Than V4 Top Variant

    New Yamaha R15S V3 LaunchYamaha India launched the more advanced R15 V4 in Sep 2021 – Today they have launched the cheaper version of the same, R15S V3.0
    Yamaha Motor India has launched a new and more affordable sports bike called R15S V3. It is a cheaper version of the recently launched R15 V4.0. Targeting buyers with a limited budget, the R15S has undercut the R15 V4 in price.
    Yamaha R15S V3 Launch Price
    Price of the R15S V3 starts from Rs 1.57 lakh, while that of the R15 V4.0 starts from Rs 1.71 lakh for base variant and goes all the way to Rs 1.83 lakh. This makes the R15S V3 about Rs 14k cheaper than the base V4 and Rs 26k cheaper than the top of the line R15M V4. All prices are ex-sh, Delhi.
    Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group, said, “The YZF-R15 in its Version 3.0 was a huge success as it proved to be the most exhilarating model in the 150cc supersport segment with advanced technology and features.” In Sep 2021, Yamaha recorded sales over 11k units for the R15V4.
    “While the YZF-R15 V4 is being highly appreciated by customers across India, our research has shown that customers are also looking for a more viable option to commute with a pillion, without having to compromise on the Racing DNA of the R15. At Yamaha we are always listening to what our customers’ demand and make every possible attempt to meet those demands. Hence, the R15S V3 with a Unibody Seat was evident.”
    New Yamaha R15S V3 Launch
    It may be recalled that when the company initially introduced the YZF-R15 V2.0, the V1 motorcycle, under R15S moniker was re-launched so as to offer a more affordable version of the bike to buyers. This new R15S has followed a similar approach.
    Yamaha R15S V3 Specs
    The R15S V3 variant is powered by a 155cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve engine that produces maximum power of 18.6 PS at 10,000rpm, with a torque output of 14.1 Nm at 8,500rpm. The fuel-injected motor with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It will continue to feature a Multi Function LCD Instrument Cluster with Gear Shift Indicator, Dual Channel ABS, Assist & Slipper Clutch, Side stand with engine cut-off Switch, Deltabox Frame, Aluminum Swingarm, and a Super Wide 140/70-R17 Radial Rear Tyre.
    In terms of dimensions, the new Yamaha R15S will stand 1,990mm in length, 725mm in width and 1135mm in height with a wheelbase of 1,325mm. Gross weight will be at 292 kgs and it will receive features such as radial tyre at the rear, side stand engine cut off switch and a dual horn set up. Only one colour option is on offer – Racing Blue.
    Yamaha India Chairman further added, “After the introduction of the brand Campaign ‘The Call of the Blue’ in 2018, the R15 model range witnessed a staggering growth in sales. Considering the period between January 2018 to October 2021, we have garnered a total sale of 276,445 units, which is a remarkable accomplishment. This clearly states the success of ‘The Call of the Blue’ campaign, which was launched to testify the company’s commitment of offering two wheelers that add up to the global spirit of Yamaha Racing and the brand’s global image of ‘Excitement, Stylish and Sporty’.” More